Category Archive: activities

It’s Sunflower Time in Texas! Here’s Where To Find Them!

 Is there anything prettier or more summer-y than a field of Sunflowers! I absolutely love them, and we search out the biggest and best fields each June! Here’s our top picks! 1.Sweet Eats… Continue reading

9 Dino-Mite Places To Take Your Kids To See Dinosaur Tracks in Texas

Since my kids were little we’ve spent a good portion of our vacation time searching for dinosaur fossils and tracks! My oldest and I have even participated on a few excavations, and it’s… Continue reading

The 10 Best Hikes in Tarrant County

While there’s no denying that DFW doesn’t have as many hiking locations as other parts of the state, there are still plenty of great hikes here in Tarrant County, many with inclines and… Continue reading

Where To Eat In The Fort Worth Stockyards

The Fort Worth Stockyards are the perfect place to enjoy a day with friends, family or even a special date! You can spend all day, or even fill up a weekend, with great… Continue reading

Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion, Fort Worth

Just as in year’s past, Panther Island Pavilion will be one of the coolest places to be this Summer during Sunday Fundays! Beginning June 28th and running through Labor Day Weekend, Sunday Fundays… Continue reading

The 10 Best Places to go Swimming in Glen Rose

One of the best swimming locations in North Texas, Glen Rose, which is about an hour southwest of Fort Worth, offers different options for staying cool during a hot Texas Summer! From resort… Continue reading

The 15 Best Family Friendly Resorts in Texas

It’s officially Summer and you’re ready for Vacation! If you’re looking for amazing pools and waterparks, golf courses or just time to relax, read a book and get a facial or massage, there’s… Continue reading

The Most Artsy Place in Texas, The Village of Salado

Salado is such a fun little village, and reminds me of a smaller Fredericksburg, without the crowds!  There are over 60 shops and galleries in downtown, restaurants, breweries and wineries, and several great… Continue reading

Summer Destinations! Granbury City Beach Park is FREE and One of the BEST Lake Parks in Texas!

One of our annual summer traditions is a trip to Granbury City Beach Park! Granbury has created a really wonderful beach on the shores of Lake Granbury, within walking distance to the historic… Continue reading

Grab a Tube, Because The World’s Longest Lazy River is Right Here in Texas

At 5,280 feet long, you can literally float your cares away as you relax on this Texas Lazy River, which takes about an hour for just one lap all the way around! It’s… Continue reading

This North Texas Pick-Your-Own Lavender Farm is a Hidden Treasure

Walking in the lavender field at Lavender Ridge Farms in Gainesville, it’s easy to forget that you’re in North Texas, and not the countryside of Provence!  The farm offers you the opportunity to… Continue reading

10 Free Things To Do in Arlington

Sure, you can spend a small inheritance in Arlington between Six Flags, the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys, but there’s still a lot of fun to be found for FREE all over the… Continue reading

Farm Life and Fresh Air! Your Family Will Love All There is To Do at This Fun Farm in Texas!

It’s Covid-Summer, and that means everything is just a little different, but one of the perks is great venues that were closed during the Spring are now open for Summer, like Yesterland Farm!… Continue reading

Cedar Ridge Preserve – Dallas’ Best Hiking Trail

Located right at the city limits of Dallas and Cedar Hill, Cedar Ridge Preserve, which is managed by Audubon Dallas, is a beautiful and popular hiking destination! The preserver offers over 13 different… Continue reading

10 Things You Must Try at a Buc-ees Gas Station

Everyone has their favorites at this Texas sized, Beaver-happy gas stations! With the opening of their most recent location in Ennis, there are now 48 stores around the state, and one near Gulf… Continue reading